Porter's rock rat

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Porter's rock rat[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Octodontidae
Genus: Aconaemys
Species: A. porteri
Binomial name
Aconaemys porteri
Thomas, 1917

Porter's rock rat (Aconaemys porteri) is a species of rodent in the family Octodontidae.[1][3] It is found in Argentina and Chile at altitudes between 900 and 2,000 meters above sea level.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Woods, C. A.; Kilpatrick, C. W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Chapman, R. E. (2008). Aconaemys porteri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  3. ^ Gallardo, Milton H. (February 1992). "Karyotypic Evolution in Octodontid Rodents Based on C-Band Analysis". Journal of Mammalogy (Journal of Mammalogy, Vol. 73, No. 1) 73 (1): 89–98. doi:10.2307/1381869. JSTOR 1381869.